World Trade Center Savannah currently offers paid internships in the following departments:
Assist the Trade Services department with market research for client companies. Research and unite reports on potential markets and market trends. Complete extensive research on specific countries and produce a country profile. Assist with research for inbound delegations and outbound trade missions, international companies, regions, industry statistics, and companies exploring international markets. Create and/or update protocol sheets and assist with target country research. Attend WTCSav programs and events as appropriate and assist as needed in all sectors of the organization.
Requirements: Applicant must have research experience, exceptional writing skills, ability to pay close attention to detail, a strong ability to focus and work independently, and an interest in learning about international commerce. Applicant must be fluent in English (another language is a plus) and interested in developing business skills necessary to work in a professional environment.
Marketing and Programs
Develop marketing and communication strategies for partner events. Assist with updating the website, all collateral material, and database management. Research and identify potential corporate sponsors and target companies for WTCSav programs and events. Assist with all aspects of marketing, coordinating, documenting, and implementing workshops, seminars, and events (i.e., press releases, publicity materials, etc.). Manage the intern’s Instagram account and assist with WTCSav social media accounts. Attend and assist in all WTCSav programs to increase knowledge about international trade and support staff on special projects and events as needed or any other duties. Assist with the SEDA and WTCSav monthly newsletters. Assist with human resource management of WTCSav Internship Program, including current interns, alumni, recruitment, and orientations.
Requirements: Applicant must be detail-oriented, organized, able to work independently and multitask, and know Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, and email marketing programs. Applicant should be interested in learning about marketing, sales, public relations, and developing business skills necessary to work in a professional office and must be fluent in English.
Become familiar with the entertainment industry’s job opportunities and terminology. Get to know the various needs and protocols any production must follow at the government level. Gain an understanding of the way our growing entertainment industry fuels the regional economy. Research and report on entertainment news from the trades. Opportunity for immediate placement in SRFC’s Production Assistant Training Course. Duties include administrative tasks, data entry, handling marketing materials, maintaining inventories of expendables and promotional materials, updating contacts, assembly of welcome packet materials for productions and marketing events, assisting with the design of social media assets, presentations and reports, and other tasks as assigned.
Requirements: Applicant must have a great attitude to tackle each task with attention to detail and enthusiasm. Necessary computer skills include Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Microsoft office tools, and Google Apps. Any experience with WordPress, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.), Canva, and graphic design concepts is a plus.